London Olympics Venues

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Use this page to record the mapping associated with the London Olympics in 2012. Many venues are not in London of course, additionally many of the international teams will use other cities in the UK and elsewhere as the pre Olympics training/holding centres. See also Wikipedia article on this topic: Venues of the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.

Star ratings

  • 1: ★ No distinct features of the site are visible on map



  • 2: ★★ Site is visible as a generic area, with well-mapped road network



  • 3: ★★★ Stadium building appears on the map, with major roads and footways leading to building



  • 4: ★★★★ Including detail of paths, steps, grass areas, fences, trees...



  • 5: ★★★★★ Full detail, including on-site surveys to list fast-food vendors, loos, etc.



Olympic sports

Paralympic sports

  • Boccia - same location as Boxing (ExCeL)
  • Football Five-a-side - same location as Hockey
  • Football Seven-a-side - same location as Hockey
  • Goalball - same location as Fencing
  • Paralympic Archery - same location as Olympic Archery
  • Paralympic Athletics
  • Paralympic Cycling ★★★★ Brands Hatch at 51.35698, 0.26228. Motor racing track is in OSM
  • Paralympic Equestrian - same location as Olympic Equestrian (Greenwich park)
  • Paralympic Judo
  • Paralympic Powerlifting
  • Paralympic Rowing - Eton Dorney
  • Paralympic Sailing
  • Paralympic Shooting - same location as Olympic Archery
  • Paralympic Swimming
  • Paralympic Table Tennis
  • Volleyball (sitting)
  • Wheelchair Basketball - same location as Olympic Basketball
  • Wheelchair Fencing - same location as Boxing (ExCeL)
  • Wheelchair Rugby - same location as Basketball
  • Wheelchair Tennis ★ Eton Manor at 51.55385, -0.01492. Building-site on map

Venues

  • Aquatics venue
  • Basketball Arena
  • Broxbourne White Water Canoe Centre
  • Earls Court
  • Eton Dorney [1]
  • Eton Manor
  • ExCeL [2]
  • Football stadia, UK-wide:
    • Hampden Park, Scotland [3]
    • Millennium Stadium, Wales
    • Old Trafford, Manchester [4]
    • St James’ Park, Newcastle
    • Coventry City (Ricoh Arena) [5]
    • Wembley Stadium, London [6]
  • Greenwich Park
  • Hadleigh Farm, Essex [7]
  • Handball Arena
  • Hockey Centre
  • Horse Guards Parade [8]
  • Hyde Park [9]
  • Lord's Cricket Ground [10]
  • North Greenwich Arena 1
  • North Greenwich Arena 2
  • Olympic Stadium
  • Regent's Park
  • The Royal Artillery Barracks
  • VeloPark
  • Weymouth and Portland [11]
  • Wimbledon [12]

Marathon

2012 Olympic Marathon Course

Well-mapped areas of Central London, basically Tower Bridge to Buckingham Palace and back, north of the river, with some fiddly bits through the City of London

2010 proposal

Road cycling

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-12416914

Following-along that map, I get (can someone check this?):

  • The Mall
  • A317 Kings Road
  • Putney Bridge
  • A205 Upper Richmond Road
  • Richmond Park (Saywers Hill)
  • Twickenham
  • Waldegrave Road, Teddington
  • Bushy Park, Chestnut Avenue
  • Hampton Court Bridge
  • A3050 Hurst Road through Walton on Thames, Weybridge
  • B374 Brooklands Road
  • A245 Old Woking Road
  • B367 to Ripley
  • Ripley Lane to West Horsley
  • Epsom Road, then Staple Lane to Shere
  • A25 through Dorking
  • Box Hill
  • Headley Common Road B2033
  • Leatherhead
  • Oldlawn road
  • A244 Leatherhead road
  • Esher
  • A307 past Sandown Park
  • A309 Hampton court way
  • A308 to Kingston
  • Queens Road through Richmond Park

Note: much of this is well mapped, but threatened by license change

Football

  • 5/7-a-side - Olympic Hockey Centre, mentioned above

Torch Relay

The torch relay route has been published and pdf's for each day have been posted on the BBC website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-17358291

Possible tagging?

2012olympics=torch_relay_bearer
2012olympics=torch_relay_convoy
2012olympics=torch_relay_date